DIY FACE MASKS FOR
Waking up one fine morning to find a tiny mountain burp out
of your skin is the worst thing that can happen to you. When you have to hit a
party and an uninvited visitor decides to find residence on your face is
unacceptable. The remedy to this problem lies in your house!
Acne and pimples can be reduced by applying homemade face
masks that have an organic effect over the skin and reduce the root cause of
Some of the best Do It Yourself face masks are –
Oat Meal Mask
Oat meal in combination with baking soda can do
wonders to cure the acne on your skin.
2:1 ratio of oat meal and baking soda are taken.
By adding sufficient water, a paste has to be made which can be applied on your
face for an hour or two.
face with lukewarm water after the procedure.
Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and has anti –inflammatory
properties. It can be used for reducing acne over your skin and increase skin
Take two spoons of chickpea powder and add half
to one spoon of turmeric powder.
Add few drops of lemon and sufficient water to
make a paste.
This paste can be applied for an hour and later
washed with lukewarm water.
Papaya has a rejuvenating effect over the skin and helps get
rid of the dead cells. It helps in increasing the glow of the skin.
Take a fresh papaya and mash it into smooth
tablespoon of honey, one side of lemon and a tablespoon of olive oil.
Mix all the ingredients and apply a thick layer
over the skin.
Turmeric, as previously mentioned, is a natural ingredient
having anti-inflammatory effect while yogurt helps in creating cooling effect
and moisturizes the skin.
Take two tablespoons of fresh yogurt and add one
tablespoon of turmeric to it.
Further addition of one tablespoon of honey is
Mix all the ingredients and apply to the skin.
While removing, apply some water on the dried
paste and massage softly for a short time and wash off with lukewarm water
Massaging the mask content helps the skin in
absorbing the beneficial content of the mask.
Aloe Vera and
Tea tree oil mask
Tea tree oil is a magic ingredient that has
anti-inflammatory effect and can treat skin infections. Aloe Vera is a natural
anti-microbial and helps in reducing acne spots and dark patches over the skin.
Take two to three tables of fresh Aloe Vera gel.
Readymade Aloe Vera gel can also be taken but fresh gel is preferable.
Add half tablespoon or less of tea tree oil and
mix both the ingredients
This mask can be left overnight and washed off
the next morning to find fruitful results
Egg White Mask
Egg white has the ability to stop the growth of unwanted
microbes and makes the skin tight. Along with honey which has moisturizing
properties and lemon that can lighten skin, it is a best component for acne
Carefully extract the egg white into a bowl
Add one tablespoon of lemon and whisk the
contents with a spoon or blender
One tablespoon of honey is added and whisked
Apply the preparation as a thick paste over the
skin and let it stay for half an hour
Wash the mask with lukewarm water and wipe the
face with a dry towel.
Fuller’s earth is capable of
reducing the excess oil release from the skin which usually causes acne. It can
be used by people of all skin types and can have good effect on quality of the
Take two tablespoons of Fuller’s Earth and add
one tablespoon of yogurt to it.
Add one tablespoon of honey and lemon to the
Mix the ingredients completely and add water to
make the paste of needed consistency
Apply it to the skin and let it stay for half an
Wash it with lukewarm water and dry the face
with a towel.
Orange peel is abundant in Citric
acid that can do wonders against acne. It is a very simple mask that not only
helps in getting rid of acne but also promotes skin rejuvenation.
Take two tablespoons of orange peel powder in a
Add one tablespoon of lemon juice
Add one tablespoon of Fuller’s Earth or Yogurt
(on preference and availability)
Mix the contents and add water to get paste of
needed consistency (In case of Fuller’s Earth)
Apply over the skin and wash it after 15 to 30
Cause of acne necessarily need not be due to environmental
pollution. Genetics, stress, infections and other disorders can also be the
cause of acne.
However, following proper hygiene and healthy diet without
junk can help reduce the acne content on the face.
Products and cosmetics being used on skin must be checked
because improper compatibility between skin cells and ingredients of cosmetic
preparations can cause rashes and profuse acne.
Take care of your skin and keep it hydrated to be bright and
happy. Acne is not a big deal if you start to love your skin and treat it well!